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and countless other festivals. as we sit here a few hours from another great day of san francisco sports, with the 9ers hosting the seahawks, going to beat them. hosting the cardinals in st. louis and winning game four. today we can celebrate the bid for the next super bowl in san francisco and bay area. as has been mentioned the super bowl is a world class event and deserves a world class city and world class region to host it. as a kid who grew up here in san francisco and in the fall to trek every sunday to candlestick park to watch the 49ers play, now this is such an exciting time that we get to have the chance to host the event that we only got to watch on tv for the past few decades. what an incredible time for our city. even if the super bowl's played down the road in santa clara, for us, these are the san francisco 49ers. always have been, always will be. san francisco 49er fan also be so excited and come together as a region and city behind this. it will have enormous impacts, bringing the neighborhoods together from sunset to bay view. think about the thousands of jobs. hundred
believe that the bulk of them will be hosted here in san francisco because this will be where we reflect strong infrastructure of tourism, where we host things and do well. this is what san francisco is about. we have an incredible committee of people that have volunteered and put forth i want to be part of this team effort to, build a bay area super bowl event that will be not only long lasting for the sports itself but with daniel's leadership and supervisor feral that's been such an incredible partner in the dialogue to help us form our ideas. and for somebody who's spnt his personal time creating the educational links between our school district and kids and parents, to created a decisional open space in private efforts, we have the right team. today, in concert with mayor mathews and mayor reed with people in business, philanthropy, academia coming together, certainly under the very large umbrella of wanting and wishing and making sure this is the most philanthropic event the world's ever seen. it is appropriately hosted in san francisco. i have often heard when something happens in
to be inspired well beyond the sport itself. >>> to go back on tuesday, the nfl announced san francisco will be bidding against miami for super bowl 50. the runner up will be placed into the bid for super bowl 51. we are hopeful we will win 50. if we are the runner up we would be put against houston for 51. that is how it will work. we look forward to the challenge. >> one other question, may be premature. with the out-of-towners, have you thought about how, if everything is based in san francisco, how the people will get down to santa clara? how that will work? >> we have talked about it and look forward to using the great public transportation. caltrans, great buss that are every morning picking up san franciscans, taking them down to silicon valley. we feel confident and confident we can make that happen in working with sf travel and the other visitor's bureaus down in the peninsula and south bay. we feel confident we can make that happen. >> i would say you see all the seismic retrofitting with the bay bridges, that is another reason why. >> everyone is from san francisco. the tag l
. supervisor mark ferrell, who will be our key liaison to the board of supervisors here in san francisco i want to acknowledge mayor reeve and williams weren't able to make it. we are committed to the effort and our theme of bringing the bowl to the bay. that will be important because we can't do this alone. we are excited to work with them as well. without furthered adieu i will ask mayor lee to come up and perform, talk about the first tweet and our social media campaign. >> great, thank you. thank you, daniel. [applause] >> thank you very much for your leadership on this as well. i knew that when we sat down and talked about this kind of little dream we had that you became the perfect leader for us. it has come out clearly that was not only the correct decision but really enthusiastic, so thank you for stepping up. let me begin by saying there was some vibration this morning. yes, part of it, we were doing the california shake-up drill with 9.3 million in the state of california, but i think there was vibrations. mayor mathews and mayor reed were jumping up and down because i told them we w
>> and there could be a million extra people in san francisco this weekend. it's the perfect storm for several major events. the traffic hot spots to avoid. we'll tell you coming up. >> speaking of storms, there could be rain heading toward the bay area. will it come in this weekend and mess up the events? we'll talk about that coming up. >>> good morning. it's friday, october 5. i'm michelle griego. >> it's friday. hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00 and you may need a loan or at least a good friend and a big old checkbook to fill up your car today. >> no kidding. anne makovec is in cupertino right now to explain why bay area gas prices have spiked in some areas 35 cents in just the last week. you filled up your tank last night, good thing. >> reporter: yes. lucky for me. if you are a penny pin cher, avert your eyes because this sign here at the gas station in cupertino at the 76 station, $5.39 for a gallon of regular. we are recording the highest prices ever for this date, october 5. bay area prices have risen as michelle mentioned 16 cents a gallon since yesterday afte
:30 this morning. live in hayward allie rasmus. >>> new this morning a large brawl broke out in san francisco's north beach around 2:00 a.m. police and medics responded to reports of violence and people injured near the area of broadway anker knee. we don't know the extent of the injuries but police had to dispatch several units to control that crowd. >>> san francisco police are also investigating a double shooting in the city's south of market district. two male victims were found in a car around 2:40 this morning near the area of third and mission streets. one person died at the scene while the other victim suffered nonleafletten injuries. >>> u.s. park police officer shot at a car burglar who tried to run him down in the presidio in san francisco. the officer was patrolling a section of lincoln boulevard when he noticed the suspect breaking into a parked car around 6:30 last night. the unidentified officer tried to stop him but the suspect jumped in his own vehicle and tried to run over him. the officer fired several shots at the suspect. it's unclear if he was wounded. >> the suspect was
to san francisco general hospital. no details on the shooting. suspect is still on the loose. >> eric: a horrifying school in new york city. a mother arrived home last night to her upper west side apartment to find two young children had been stabbed to death in the bathtub. nanny had self-inflicted stabbing wounds. ee shoe has been arrested. there is no indication for the motive for killing the children. >> kristen: happening later this morning, funeral services are planned for former presidential candidate george mcgovern. hundreds of people paid their respects to the senator. vice president biden remembered him as someone that was respected by both republicans and democrats. he was 90 years old. >> a suicide bombing has killed 35 people in northern afghanistan. bombing happened in a town while people gathered at mosque to celebrate a holiday. top officials from a local province governor and police chief when the bomber set off the explosives. civilians made up most of casualties. no one mass claimed responsibility for the attack yet. >> a truce is under way in syria this morning. [
them to fire. a rock. . >> and a close call on the san francisco bay. >> it's the largest discipline are you action ever for the oakland police department. the punishment dozens of officers could face. >> and the early morning welcoming party that happened here at at&t park as the giants returned home for the national league series. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to morning on 2. it's saturday october 13th. >> want to check in for a peek at the weather the and the cool temperatures okay during the week but i want warmer for the weekend. >> you are in luck. we have seasonal temperatures returning. mostly clear skies in some parts, partly cloudy others, patchy fog, 40s and 50s outside the door. cooler than 24 hours ago. a warming trend will start today. >> and new, just with in the past hour the san francisco giants arrived back home. after a unbelievable win by the cardinals over the nationals they will host game one of the championship series here. we were there when they arrived with what fans are sayin
francisco, one lan blocked. eastbound 92 san mateo bridge towards hayward sounds like a couple of lanes blocked until 6:00 this morning. that's when caltrans says they will be out there. in the commute direction westbound 92 still looks good leaving the east bay. to our maps, here's a live look at 880 in oakland. maybe you can see some flashing lights there. there are some caltrans crews hard at work from fruitvale towards the downtown oakland exit. southbound 880 looks good past the coliseum. and all the way down towards hayward. hey, our dumbarton bridge roadwork just wrapped up on highway 84 both directions so now that's free and clear. mass transit, we always like to encourage folks to use it. everything so far off to a nice start, bart, ace, muni, caltrain and ferries. that's your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> 4:39. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job but could be facing a new recall threat. one supervisor who voted to reinstate the embattled sheriff, jane kim, told the "chronicle" she would support a recall effort against mirkarimi. s
into san francisco otherwise it is smooth sailing. wanted to show you the abc7 traffic waze app great tool to get around all these events this weekend in san francisco or elsewhere free app, 680 through walnut creek and alamo area moderate now according to traffic spotters. to download this free app, >>> watch out for frustrating traffic closures and delays this weekend thanks to a slew of events from fleet week to america's cup, fighter planes over our skies. amy hollyfield is live along the embarcadero with a look ahead at some of those closures for these events. >> reporter: good morning. this should be the toughest spot the embarcadero. city officials are going to throw a new factor in the sidewalk is going to be packed with pedestrians, where to put the bicyclists? they are going to try shutting down a lane on the embarcadero and remember is it just for bicyclists between bay and washington. they believe that's the safest way to go. it is going to make things worse for cars. the message is, do not bring your car to the embarcadero. everyone is coming to watch this.
in most spots. already 65 degrees in san francisco. 64 san jose. 62 degrees in livermore and only going up from here. in fact, by the afternoon, it is going to be hot again in spots. inland usually in the 70s and 80s. today well above the average. probably some triple digits especially in the east bay valleys. 100 degrees in livermore. about 86 degrees in san francisco. and about 97 in santa rosa. enjoy it. we have some major changes coming our way. we'll talk more about that in a moment. first let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we are going towards the bay bridge where if you want to beat the rush you can head out right about now because there's no metering lights and this is our pattern that we always see forming outer cash lanes starting to back up to the middle of the parking lot or beyond. this is a great reason to take fastrak. the middle lanes looking good heading into san francisco and we'll let you know as soon as they turn the metering lights on. in the meantime, very stop and go out of the altamont pass all the way towards the dublin interchange. pretty busy through liverm
on time this morning. great way to get around. critical mass if you are coming in or leaving san francisco around 6:00, expect delays around justin hermann plaza and embarcadero. heeding out now some of the busier airs, altamont pass, 580, highway 4 westbound and 80 your east shore commute into macarthur maze. >>> east bay community has more grief to deal with this morning. a body washed ashore at a beach has been identified as a student. >> reporter: albany high school issued a brief statement they are receiving this news with great sadness about the passing of 16-year-old kathy chu. she was an honor student. her body washed ashore on the beach on sunday. take a look at the picture of the girl we are talking about. exact cause of her death has not been determined. they are waiting results of toxicology exam. she has id'd through dental records. she was listed as a runaway. they talked about the death of a fellow student, a friend. >> i mean, most of my friends are in tears right now. they don't know, they are just shocked. they can't believe she is gone already. i mean, she was a big impa
mild out the door. san francisco is 68 degrees right now. that's hard to believe. 63 degrees in livermore. 62 in san jose. as we head toward the afternoon, again, it is going to be hot in spots about 97 degrees in morgan hill. 93 san jose, east bay temperatures again pushing triple digits in some areas, maybe a couple of degrees cooler but not by much. 100 degrees in antioch. livermore 100. 89 in oakland, 92 degrees hayward, more on your weather coming up plus a major cooldown heading our way. more on that in a few minutes. >>> new this morning, police in oakland are looking into a pair of deadly shootings overnight. both happened last night on macarthur boulevard. it first happened on the 9000 block just before 9:00. a man was shot several times there. he died at the scene. the other was about an hour and a half later on the 2000 block same street macarthur boulevard. that mac also died at the scene. so far there are no suspects in either of those shootings. >>> later this morning, the superintendent of a school district in albany will address the death of a teacher. james i
in san jose. 62 in san francisco and about 60 degrees in pacifica with some partly cloudy skies there. as we look toward the next couple of days we are going to warm up saturday. sunday looks nice, 80s popping in the valleys. weak system drops in on monday that may bring clouds and hold the temperatures down but after that, we could very well see those offshore winds kicking in. if that happens, maybe temperatures back into the upper 80s, maybe low 90s as we head into thursday. 60s maybe near 70 degrees out toward the coastline. >> let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> fire crews are on scene at west portal. we are hearing one alarm. we are gathering more information and give you more in a little bit. live look at traffic sensors on highway 4 westbound and eastbound so far looks okay antioch and concord. elsewhere live look at the golden gate bridge. they may have picked up roadwork at the span southbound 101 from the north tower towards the toll plaza. i saw some lane change crews earlier so we have more southbound 101 lanes open towards doyle drive. so lawrence said we have the b
bay there is heavy traffic on highway 580. >> the huge night that the san francisco giants had a t into the park. they won game one of the world series. the final score was 823. to 3. >> and the two rock stars of the bay area. the so-called experts--espn is for after day a full plate of pie. most of them predicted that the detroit tigers would run all over the giants with verlander taking the mound. here is a video from last night and fans were just going nuts all over the bay area. we, being cugiants fans. two home runs were given up before he left the game. he even stated while quesow! he wil come back for game 5 and i do hope becomes back for game 3 and it looks like this will be a good series for us. barry--he deserves a lot of credit. >> going up against verlander. if we were going to when it was probable on the b-1--to go early in the game like this to get first blood, first momentum and to cap off it was just awesome. it was a pleasure to be a part of it. >> i heard on the radio this morning that the worst hit that verlander gave the--to give up the single that drove in the
also made an appearance at ocean beach this morning. san francisco mayor ed lee was there and impressed by what this vehicle could do. >> i am very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the thins that we might absolutely need in a disaster we hope we never have. >> the drill involved a cooperative effort between members of the navy, marines, coast guard and city crews. the mayor said there's also an emergency medical center set up nearby to show people what that operation would look like. >>> and fleet week is just a few of many large scale events happening in san francisco this weekend. the weekend madness includes americas cup races, the hardly strictly blue grass festival and the italian heritage parade plus two giants playoffs game and a 49ers game. the city has never had so many events stacked up in such a short period of time. muni, bart and caltrain are all expanding service. >>> nor problems for american airlines today. the close call that a passengers glad to be back on the ground. >>> the hot weather pattern beg
:11. san francisco's embattled sheriff is back at work but his job is still far from secure. jane kim a member of the board of supervisors voted to reinstate ross mirkarimi. she told the "chronicle" newspaper she would support a recall effort against him. kim says she voted out of concern it would set a precedent about what constitutes official misconduct. 7 of the 11 supervisors voted to remove mirkarimi. nine votes were needed to remove him. mirkarimi pleaded guilty in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment stemming from an argument before he took office that left of his wife's arm bruised. >>> time now 5:11. not a suitable babysitter. what a new report says about toddlers and tv. >> will life find a way? scientists weigh in on the possibility of real life jurassic park, coming your way. >> the surprise visiters that sent a washington school into lockdown. ,,,, at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ time.. >>> here we go
. despite all that, san francisco fans have a sunny outlook for tomorrow. deborah? >> the 7th inning stretch became the 7th inning soaking. a three-hour rain delay. and bay area fans here at busch stadium hoped the pause might change the momentum but the score stayed the same to the end, 3-1 cardinals. >>> reporter: fireworks for the cardinals' victory where lightning had lit the sky before. >> they said you need to go undercover. so get out of this area. >> reporter: ushers warned the giants fans to leave. just the night before last, they were waving their towels for the win. now they're drowning in cardinal red and a downpour. >> we went to last night's game and it was gorgeous. no jackets or anything. >> it's going to be here in about 5 minutes. >> reporter: the seats were full of storm watching. as it arrive, ponchos came out. locals knew the tarp would be taking the field and everyone would swarm the concession. >> it might take a couple hours but we'll be back and we'll wipe our seats off and we'll win the game. >> reporter: and that's exactly what happened. the cardinals now up a game
planned in st. louis today. first came the rain, then the loss. despite all that, san francisco fans have a sunny outlook for tomorrow. deborah? >> the 7th inning stretch became the 7th inning soaking. a three-hour rain delay. and bay area fans here at busch stadium hoped the pause might change the momentum but the score stayed the same to the end, 3-1 cardinals. >>> reporter: fireworks for the cardinals' victory where lightning had lit the sky before. >> they said you need to go undercover. so get out of this area. >> reporter: ushers warned the giants fans to leave. just the night before last, they were waving their towels for the win. now they're drowning in cardinal red and a downpour. >> we went to last night's game and it was gorgeous. no jackets or anything. >> it's going to be here in about 5 minutes. >> reporter: the seats were full of storm watching. as it arrive, ponchos came out. locals knew the tarp would be taking the field and everyone would swarm the concession. >> it might take a couple hours but we'll be back and we'll wipe our seats off and we'll win the game. >> report
in san francisco. we will tell you what it will now cost you if you don't bring your own bag. >>> the supreme court returning to work today. the key cases that may be on that docket. >>> mad dash. the time zone mix up that almost cost his team a big win. >>> and a live look outside. that is a live look at fremont, i believe. the weather out there is going to be a hot one. you may want to grab water and sun shades and sun block. chill out. enjoy. 11:08. >>> three u.s. soldiers are among those killed in afghanistan near the pakistan border. the bomber drove his motorcycle packed with explosives into their patrol as they were walking through a market. several civilians were injured. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the blast. >>> laying down the law. today, the supreme court kicking off its new term of the slate of crucial and controversial decisions in the works. on the docket, affirmative action and considering race for college admissions, voting rights and deciding to require federal oversight with a state of voting discrimination. the nine supreme court justices wi
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weekend. >>> in sports this morning game two of the world series in san francisco last night. brian stou was in attendance as a guest of the team. bottom of the second, tiger pitcher hit in the head with a batted ball. goes to center-field for a single. nightmare. he would stay in the game. scoreless in the seventh. giants played small ball. lays down a perfect bunt that stops in fair territory. next batter grounds to a double play. go ahead run comes home. san francisco tacks on another run in the eighth to lead the tigers 2-0. >>> thursday night football, shortcut, 64 yards for the td. he adds a one yard td run. they stopped minnesota 36-17. nba commissioner david stern is retiring. stern has guided the league since 1984 and helped turn it into a $5 billion a year industry. he'll step down on february 1st, 2014, exactly 30 years to the day that he took the job. >>> when we come back, vacations not just for humans. case in point, elmo took some time off not too long ago. i'm so serious. it did him a world of good. like a better breakfast so on august eighth we woke up a sleepy town to s
chants. mayor ed lee declared giants pride week in san francisco. abc 7 news is live tonight. wayne, not much time to get ready for this. in 24 hours the stadium will be loud and orange. people goring to be wearing giants gear. they're going crazy. we heard today that united parcel series is bringing in an extra 767 just to carry gear. that is a lot of stuff. welcome to orange and black land. only evening one thing this-to-do. buy. >> where are you going to wear this? >> world series coming to town is rare. it's something you wear. >> this is pouring. >> in the case of at and t park something to clean up after the shrug fest that became a shrug fest that looked like a naval battle toward the end. this morning crews used every bit of the talents turning 10,000 square field into a field of dreams. >> you plan for this. you don't plan for a monsoon in game seven. >> here come the giants taking us along for the ride. someone came in pitching orange and black water. not quite as chick as prospect restaurant. >> we wanted to do something different. >> this is to also known as sea urchin.
! the celebration begins. >>> welcome to the party. sky 7 hd is live above downtown san francisco where there has never been a more appropriate day to sell bait the giants. the city is decked out in orange and black, -- not for the holiday in honor of the 12 world series champions. >> there you see pablo sandoval, mvp of the series in his own convertible. each player will be in a convertible like this. terry mcsweeney is on the ground we'll be hearing from him shortly. >> it is a fabulous day. there are 100 vehicles lining the route this is market and concern any where thousand -- and kearny where thousands are gathered. >> great viewing there if you can get one of those windows in a highrise above market. >> perfect spot. look at them decked out in orange and black here to celebrate and honor the giants, two world series wins in three seasons. good morning i'm dan ashley with carolyn johnson and larry beale. we are so excited to be here with you. >> we have a lot of crews on the ground along the from the waterfront in san francisco to civic center plaza, a dozen abc7 news reporters are out there
the impossible, keeping the quest alive. san francisco geared up for game six of the national league championship series. we're live at at&t where the giants will host the cardinals in a must-win game six. fans are saying they're ready for another world series. >> yeah, absolutely. they did it, terry. the giants brought this battle back home and the fans are loving it. 4 24 hours from now, game six, at&t will be a sea of orange and black. the giants rolled back into san francisco at 3:00 this morning. fresh from their victory over st. louis, but the team knows there's little time to rest. >> boys are tired. it's a late night. we'll get rest, have a light workout tomorrow. >> game six means lots of last minute prep work at at&t. power wash the seats. order more hot dug buns, and as for beer wisconsin we -- beer, we counted four trucks making deliveries. >> we have been down before. we have won 2-1 games. we have just struggled all the way to the last inning. we can do this. [cheering] >> at this canteen fashion ohio state fans are cheering for their team. sunday will be another story. >> there a
this morning. >>> hi, good morning, natasha. hangover city in san francisco. some of them are probably still awake watching us. the giants are back, the second time in three years. they pulled off an incredible series comeback to get there. the cardinals were up three games to one in the series. many thought the giants were finished but they fought back. they won three straight games by basically outscoring st. louis 20-1 in those games. last night was a rout. 9-0. so of course they busted out the bubbly and now face the detroit tigers in the world series. game one is in san francisco tomorrow night. the giants last won the world series two years ago while the tigers last won the world series in 1984. we'll see some great pitching in that game one wednesday night. natasha, back to you. >> thanks so much, joe. >>> one of the judges took a spill on "dancing with the stars" last night. look. >> let the baby making begin. that was ridiculous. carrie ann inaba said she was okay after falling off her judge's chair. she was just knocked out by gilles marini's sexy dance. doctors cleared melissa ryc
weeks until election day. >> president obama in san francisco late last night, stepped up his attacks on mitt romney's debate performance, saying it wasn't leadership, but instead salesmanship. >> but the latest poll taken after the debates, shows romney swinging ahead of the president, 49% to 45%. that's mainly due to a surge in support for romney from women voters. abc's karen travers has more on the campaign trial. >> reporter: shifting focus to foreign affairs, mitt romney launched a scathing attack on president obama's policies and leadership overseas. >> it's time to change course in the middle east. it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> reporter: so far, the economy has dominated the campaign debate. but the romney campaign tried to seize on questions and criticism about the president's handling of last month's attack in libya. it was a chance to try to reverse the tide of romney's recent perceived missteps, including his initial response to the libya attack. the republican contender accused the president of pas
. 11 teams from the america's cup world series will take the san francisco bay again today for the second leg. today free practice sailing with qualifying event tomorrow, championship racing begins thursday. huge turnout is expected as usual as the 45 foot boats race around the bay. the blue angels will cruise into town fleet week they arrive tonight flying in formation into sfo joined by ships and sailors from around the world. mayor lee kicked off fleet week yesterday. >> seeing the blue angels fly and practice and the parade of ships that we have. >> this is probably going to be the best week i've seen in my 36 years as doorman as sir francis drake. >> he's right there's also the bluegrass festival, oracle open world private pearl jam concert on treasure island, italian heritage parade north beach, castro fair, giants in the playoffs and 49ers home. >>> with all that you can navigate around with waze, the free traffic app. waze will automatically reroute you around any major issues and cut your diving time. download it for free from >>> so, it is going
, a giant sweep for san francisco. the giants are world series champions for the second time in just three seasons. >>> good morning, everybody. only one story really to report today. we're going to begin with the danger and potential devastation from hurricane sandy. the massive storm is spinning straight toward the east coast, on track to be the worst case scenario. forecasters and millions of people in its path have feared. >> regular activities have already ground to a halt in much of the east. and it could be days or weeks before life begins to get back to normal. we'll get the latest forecast in a moment. but we go to abc's tahman bradley, in ocean city, marryland. i have to believe you've been warmer than now. >> reporter: yeah, it's been cold. right now, sandy is making miserable here in the mid-atlantic. the mid-atlantic region is bracing for sandy. a slow-moving monster of unprecedented size and scope. the storm has brought transportation to a standstill throughout the region. united, delta, jetblue and us airways have shut down operations which will have a ripple effect. >> with
in detroit and san francisco just counting the hours until tonight's game. it is game one of the world series. they are hyped. good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. 5:00 a.m. in the east. we'll begin with the sprint to the finish line. over the next 13 days president obama and mitt romney will criss-cross the count industry and leap-frog the campaign. all the med fors you like as they try to lock down votes in states still considered toss-ups. this morning the president kicks off a out exciting plans available to anyone with medicare. pl in reno, nevada, tonight, and then cedar rapids, iowa. it is a mouthful with dana bash following the fight to the finish. she is joining us live in the studio. dana, what is the map? what are the travels these candidates are doing over the next two, three, four, five days of the race? >> it tells the number of battleground states is relatively big. if you look at the polls in the states where they are going, ohio is the biggest, but also colorado, virginia, florida, beyond. they are just absolutely neck and neck. yo
sponsorship. >>> and a dramatic sight in san francisco bay. take a look as an $8 million catamaran, training for america's cup race, capsized and breaking into pieces. thankfully, no one was seriously hurt here. but everybody's all right. >> astonishing video. >> that is. josh, thanks vermu. >>> on to the big news for beyonce. the superstar posted this picture on her personal website tuesday. and football fans know what that date means. super bowl 2013. abc's chris connelly has the sty. ♪ oh, say can you see >> reporr: her halftime show ll mark beyonce's first super bowl appearance since 2004. when her anthem stood in stark contest to that halftime's janet jackson and justin timberlake's nipplegate no no.e end of this ♪ >> reporter: but don't expect anything inappropriate when beyonce takes the stage. ♪ who run the world, girls >> reporter: even before the official announcement, her website teased the news with a "cntdown to touchdown" headline. and the date written on her eye black. it's yet another peek in what stands as pop's most impeccable career. >> the super bowl halftime show i
. forcing a winner-take-all game seven. the tigers await. it should be quite a scene in san francisco. of course, it should also be quite a scene elsewhere. lots to get done tonight. >> a lot going on, that is for sure. >> lots to get done. >> all right, josh, thanks so much. >>> we have some breaking news now on lance armstrong, the global governing body of cycling has just announced moments ago it will ban armstrong for life and strip him of his seven tour titles. abc's neal karlinsky joins us from seattle with the very latest on this breaking news. neal? >> reporter: amy, that's right. this is it. the uci cycling's governing body at the press conference going on in switzerland right now, officially stripping armstrong, banning him for life saying, quote, there is no place in cycling for lance armstrong. this was the final hurdle in what is now officially an epic downfall. lance armstrong turning into a virtual outcast in just a matter of days. in what looked at times more like a good-bye party than a celebration, lance armstrong made two appearances at livestrong's 15th anniversary
. >> what is going on with the world series? >> it is interesting. folks in san francisco are bit of it.y the wizards take on the heat. london is in a fog. history is on the line. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him depososit his check. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> chris cooley went through his practiced like he was never gone. looks like he will be able to against the steelers on sunday. is london fletcher did not practice. he strained a hamstring last now he has some problems, maybe vertigo. he is going to see a neurologist. >> let's give a review from the doctor and see what they have to say. i will give you more tomorrow. you never
pled not guilty in the case. >>> and halfway to the title, san francisco giants won game two of the world series, beating the detroit tigers 2-0. now the series moves to the motor city where it has game three tomorrow night. >>> 7:19. back to matt and savannah. >> thanks. back to al in florida for the rest of his forecast. >> reporter: thanks so much, matt. the seas still pretty angry as sandy continues to make its trek to the north as we continue to watch it. there's other weather going on as we take a look for our friends on the west coast. we have a lot of wet weather making it to the pacific northwest. also snow making its way into the mountains there. very chilly conditions through the rockies and into the cascades. and we also have santa ana winds to worry about, that's right, big area of high pressure dominating, low pressure between it, and that means winds that could gust up to 55 miles per hour in the passes, higher >>> a pretty nice day setting up for the bay area. showers way off to the north and will be staying there the next few days. temperatures mostly in the
obama paid tribute saying he was a statesman of great conscience and conviction. >>> the san francisco giants did it again facing yet another elimination game. the giants beat the cardinals to force a decisive game seven tonight. joe is in for carlos. all right. >> the giants, they are on a thrilling, thrilling ride. it's been fun for fans to watch. it's like a never say die journey for this team. they've been on the ropes but refuse to get knocked out. san francisco beat st. louis yesterday, 6-1, to force a game seven. you know that's the sexiest two words in sports, game seven. that's tonight. the giants broke it open early scoring four runs in the second and starting pitcher vogelsong gave up one run through seven innings. struck out a career high nine batters. the cardinals, now they were up three games to one in the series but now we're all squared, 3-3. the winner tonight, of course, goes on to play detroit in the world series. >>> jonathan vilma back. vilma's eligible to play while he appeals his suspension for his involvement in the bounty scandal. now he seemed to provide a mu
temperatures. 91 degrees today in oakland, 83 in san francisco. much cooler as we head into the end of the week. >> and that's your latest weather. >> thanks. now to tomorrow night's highly anticipated debate between president obama and mitt romney. today both candidates are hunkering down preparing for what could be a pivotal night. chuck todd is nbc's political director. he is in denver this morning where the debate will take place tomorrow. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. these candidates have each don four mock debates. they will each do one more today. it's more preparation than any two candidates have put into presidential debates in the modern era of presidential politics. >> i get the opportunity to introduce to you the next president of the united states governor mitt romney. >> mitt romney landed in colorado monday night with the endorsement of legend john elway. >> what an honor. what a welcome. what a colorado welcome. thank you so much. >> the governor's first and only event ahead of tomorrow's big presidential debate was at a packed air and space museum in denver.
los motivos. >>en san francisco una sola estacion de gasolina ha sido robada en varias oportunidades, se busca evitar esto. >>llego la hora del pronóstico del tiempo, esta lista jackie guerrido.>> galilea montijo >>para empezar, batante frío, avisos y alertas desde tennesse. >>encima de esto tenemos un siste4ma fuerte que libera lluvias e inestabilidad desde miami, la florida, pensylvania. >>otra ronda de nieves sobre los grandes lagos, centro del país bastante tranquila, temperaturas cambian, ya no están en 90 grados. san antonio 6 centro del país 60 grados, norte del país 35 grados. la ciudad con más calor es maimi con75 grados, phoenix arizona es el estado con más calor. algunos acumulados a partir de las 24 horas desde memphis hasta nueva york >>mucha precaución con los incendios forestales, continuamos con más de primer impacto >>el brote de meningitis es más alarmante más de cien casos reportados en nueve estados, en la mira compañias que formula inyecciones de esteroides, la empresa suspendio operaciónes mientras investigan. >>ycon una impactante hazaña david bl
tahoe and central sierras. san francisco, sacramento, minor problems with rain. kind of the first rainstorm of the season for that area. the big story, the warm air dominates the weather map from denver all the way to the east coast. the changes will come towards the end of the week on friday. that's when cold air will come down from canada. for today, enjoy a beautiful, quiet day. the leaves are at peak. gorgeous afternoon this afternoon in areas of new england. florida will be in the 80s today and a few showers in the midwest. willie, we're off to a very mild, mild fall and it's going to continue until friday. that's when the big change arrives. >>> all right, bill. we will take it. good weather down here. >>> thanks so much. turn to sports. we start with baseball. nlcs, game six. san francisco at home facing elimination for the second straight game. refusing to go away. top of the second, giants already up 1-0. runners on the corners. the pitcher, ryan vogelsong, he cannot get the handle. everybody is safe. giants up 2-0 on that aerror. with two or two out marco scutaro drives
. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible in salt lake city, minneapolis, and san francisco. >>> and back to the news, now. a popular california beach is closed this morning after a surfer was killed by a shark. >> the shark attack took place at surf beach in lompoc near vandenberg air force base. a friend of the victim, solorio, saw the attack, pulled him on to the beach and tried to administer cpr. the attack has some locals saying they will be staying far away from the ocean. >> too many bad things have been happening here. and the water, it's pretty unpredictable. >> once in a while, you get to see some whales, which is pretty cool. but, no. there's too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> medical examiners say they will be looking at the bite marks to help determine the sides and type of the shark. at least one marine expert says the attacker was likely a great white. >>> two teenage brothers are now charged with murdering a 12-year-old neighbor girl in southern new jersey. autumn pasquale's body was discovered in a recycling bin
en san francisco, con los detalles del segun partidoy tambien le tendremos agunos consejos para que sus hijos no se aburran de la comida y ademas puedan comer productos mas saludables... los detalles se los contamos a las seis... ♪. >>y ya de regreso aquí en primer impacto, vamos con las novedades en el mundo de la farándula. >>indignados, empujando las vallas de seguridad reaccionaron los fans de pitbull ante cancelacion de concierto en lima, bolivia. >>queremos a pitbull >>estamos afuera desde las 6 de la tarde. >>a traves de twitter el cantante se disculpo con los seguidores. >>contrademandó prínce prince royce a productor, 18 de octubre en corte de miami, ante acusacion que recibió prince ryce de parte del productor. >>el niega que haya producido su primer disco, niega contrato exclusivo con él. dice que contrato se firmó cuando tenia 19 años, sin abogado. >>y contactamos a george, pero no quiso referirse al tema >>arrestan en méxicos a hijo de uno de los integrantes de ticanes de tijuana. >>es una noticias en desarrollo mañana más detalles. >>y tamben noticias de t
she was just 9. >>> this afternoon federal officials will announce nearly $1 billion for san francisco's central subway project. a suit has been filed to stop subway work at union square. >>> the oakland as and giants stay alive in the play-offs with both their series to be decided today. the as had a big walkoff winner in the ninth over the tyingers to win and the giants beat up on the reds. giants games start at 10 a.m. a lot of bars in san francisco might be opening early to catch the game. traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,, >>> good morning. let's go towards the bay bridge where the toll plaza is really jammed up. they are cycling through the metering lights slowly. you can see the backup extending well into the macarthur maze. there was a stall just before 7:00. it has now cleared. but that obviously did not help the commute into san francisco. also pretty heavy traffic still northbound 101 an earlier accident near julian has been cleared. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> cloudy skies, sfo, seeing delays of 70 minutes, a chance of a few more showers
to the san francisco giants, beating the detroit tigers 8-3. the titan among the giants? pablo sandoval hit three home runs for san francisco, making him just one of four players to ever do so in a world series game. joining an elite club, babe ruth, reggie jackson, albert pujols. back over to savannah, matt and al. what a game opener. >> that is a good way to start. congratulations to him. >> and natalie, very "sportscenter-like." >> i try my best here, al. >> mr. roker, you look dashing today. >> thank you. >> you're going hurricane casual. >> not yet. but probably this weekend. let's show you what we've got. there is some other stuff going on besides sandy, behind this front. showers and thunderstorms throughout the upper mississippi river valley. backside of the front, colder air filtering in. denver's already picked up 1 to 3 inches of snow. and then we've got high pressure out over the pacific, low pressure over mexico. between the two, that's going to set up santa ana winds, very gusty conditions, and that could make for some fire danger, extreme fire danger throughout parts of south
it was a prank so he showed up instead and told them, i'm alive. pinch me. >>> before the san francisco giants play in the world series tonight, one of their players is working hard to get back his lucky charm. joe is in for carlos. what is it? >> we know athletes, they're very superstition. hunter pence plays outfield for the giants. the guy likes to name his baseball bats. and he's looking for the one that he calls fryar. now fryar is the bat he broke during game seven. the bat that shattered but then magically still made contact with the ball three different times. apparently after the game that historic bat wound up in a used merchandise stall and then was sold to a fan for 400 bucks. >> no! >> ouch. it was all accidental. oh, yeah, and if anyone has been looking or has seen the ball that was caught during that last out, the giants are also looking for that. >> gee whiz. >> they can't seem to find that either. there's been a call made about the bat and he might get it back. we're not sure yet. hopefully we'll bring you that story tomorrow. >>> nascar's most popular driver will be back on t
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